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Sep 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
but it doesn't come its impact on the judicial system and how the courts will actually apply the law, you know, for companies who actually decide this is going to invest in such country because the labor market is more flexible, maybe they're going to wait until they see whether the judicial system embarks on the same process and will not have very stringent case load, which will counterbalance the positive effects of the legislative reform. >> when you see medium-term, do you mean two years, three years, five years of? >> yes, i was a two, three years years. >> okay, next. >> barbara matthews. thank you, madam lagarde, for an excellent presentation and going to go back to the question that jacob asked because there was another component that i think i and others might really appreciate the institute. you have made a robust case for program extension due to external, say exceptional circumstances or to ensure that program remains viable. and you've also stated today, to ago in cyprus we have to talk about the financing purchase program extension. usually that means haircuts, including for offi
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
constitution. body of law that was agreed to by the representatives of all our states. so i believe institution building starts with the law. it starts with the law of the constitution and laws that come from those constitutions. and with a solid body of law, then you can start to build legislatures, courts, and the rest. i'll never forget a conversation i once had when the cold war was ending, the famous russian ambassador, we were in moscow, at the kgb hotel in moscow, a lovely place. anyway, we were having dinner and he was talking about gorbachev, the only microphones in the room was his and he was able to be candid. and so he said colin, you don't know what he's doing. he's making us crazy. i said how was he making you crazy? he is saying, remora gorbachev was a lawyer, he is saying that we have to put the society of this country on the basis of law. if it isn't on the basis of law, then it is always up to the bureaucrats who can issue that cuts. so his goal is to put the soviet union if he could've kept it on th basis of law, and when the soviet union ended and we started rushing in to as
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
to slave law that anyone in the know if, on the abolitionist lived, if anyone in the north was to aid or abet a fugitive slave, they themselves would be imprisoned or fined for breaking the law. this was a slave law by which a scene of a compromise between the north and south to war. so that was part of what the novel trying to do so, look, i made person and i'm against slavery as was most of them in the. and right to help a slave to find him or herself in our borders. we have the right to do that. we are not a slave state. we should be allowed to practice our laws as we see fit. >> more about harriet beecher stowe this weekend as booktv american history tv and c-span local content vehicles look behind the scenes at the history and literary life of a test domain saturday noon at booktv, and sunday at 5 p.m. on american history tv on c-span3. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs we case featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events. and every week and the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past pr
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the things that are in the bill that was signed into law in fact came from the task force, came from secretary lahood, randy babbitt and the acting administrator here today. so i think it's worth noting that much progress has been made since that day. i remember secretary lahood was nominated, he came to see me and he said, what are the challenges, aviation? and i said you have to do two things and you have to do it quickly. and one of the things is you've got to free up this mentality at the faa that we don't want the stakeholders involved, we don't want to hear from them. so to his credit and to the credit of the former administrator, mr. babbitt, and acting administrator who is here today, we have made progress. we have a long way to go, but we've come a long way from just a few years ago. so with that, mr. chairman, thank you to. >> thank you. i must say to currently the faa's internal and fit confidence in this sort of process, due in part to several people who are here before us, leagues ahead of what was just a couple years ago. this is a different type of process and it takes
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
with the middle east. from fordham university law school in new york, this is about an hour and a half. >> we are here again once again in connection with this conference dedicated to examining the 2012 presidential election, and the way it may be being shaped by the memory of the holocaust and the policy of israel. and we can find no to more interesting people to discuss this topic for many, many reasons. first, the former three term mayor of new york city, ed koch. [applause] people forget, i do not, but people forget that mayor koch act to start out in congress. so the discussion that watauga is not merely about his days as a member also he two, has run for congress and knows what that means. i think in this more recent vintage, mayor koch can be thought of as a kingmaker in guiding the jewish vote. many people, well, he may not agree to this but he may actually many people think of him as a barometer, kingmaker of sorts of whether jewish vote is headed. that's another reason to have them. and he made his own kingmaker title, but to some degree our next guest, congressman bob turner, might
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